No Loose Ends salon to open in Karlstad

Starting a new business can’t be easy, but Chelsey Hougard makes it seem flawless, as she gets ready for the grand opening of No Loose Ends hair salon. This is Hougard’s first crack at running her own business, but the determination to succeed is evident. “I wanted to work for myself; and my husband and…

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New Heights 2nd Graders May Day program for Heritage Grove

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Finally some warmer days again after a spring snowfall this week! Many big sturgeon boated up and down the river this week.  Fish different holes until you find fish as one day one hole may be better than the day before.  Use a 3 ounce no roll sinker, a 1-1.5 foot leader, and a circle…

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New Heights Elementary Presents: Alphabet Adventures

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Area youth enjoy another spring option

In the spring, some enjoy to smack a baseball or softball to the fence and others like to run, jump, or throw field objects, or drive a golf ball down the greens. For those students involved and not involved in such sporting activities, they also have another spring sporting option to enjoy–taking aim and shooting…

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Sun Country airlines will feature Lake of the Woods-themed airplane

Last week, Sun Country Airlines out of Minneapolis announced that soon each airplane in their fleet will be named after a Minnesota lake and will feature custom lake-themed art, representative of the lakes that span the state, showcasing what the Land of 10,000 Lakes has to offer. Lake of the Woods has been chosen as…

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GMR Board doesn’t rescind option two

During its April 17 meeting, Greenbush-Middle River board member Laurie Stromsodt made a motion to rescind Option #2, which the board approved at its March 27 meeting, and consider taking a look at Option #6. No one on the board seconded that motion. The board also officially approved four staff cuts. Before making this motion…

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Team traps grouse for Wisconsin

Karlstad was the headquarters last week for a team trapping live sharp-tail grouse for relocation to Wisconsin. The project began after a decline of sharp-tail grouse over the years in the Moquah Barrens Natural Area in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest of northern Wisconsin. Supplementing the population with birds from Minnesota is an attempt to prevent…

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Mattracks hits the big screen…again

Mattracks, the original and number one manufacturer of rubber track conversions, is no stranger to the Motion Picture industry. Since its “Inception” 25 years ago, Mattracks has been involved in many motion pictures, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera. In 2003, Mattracks was called on to build the base for the…

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Lake of the Woods MN Fishing Report

Many big sturgeon boated this past week again.  Has been a great year for sturgeon so far up and down the river.  Fish different holes until you find fish.  Use a 3 ounce no roll sinker, a 1-1.5 foot leader, and a circle hook loaded (called a sturgeon rig) with frozen shiners and crawlers for…

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